Continuing Education

Continuing Education Series – Columbus, Ohio

The Fire-Dex Continuing Education Series is this Thursday, December 1! We have limiting seating available and want to make certain you or an appropriate representative has an opportunity to attend.

This series now qualifies for 4 hours of Continuing Education Units (CEUs)!

If you have any questions about the Continuing Education Series or the subject matter we will review you are welcome to reach out to us. We look forward to seeing you in Columbus!

Featured Speakers:
Bob Keys, FDNY – The Evolution of PPE
International Firefighter Cancer Foundation – Cancer Awareness, Testing & Support
Safety & Survival – Introduction to and Analysis of Personal Safety Systems
Fire-Dex – Carcinogen Particulate Awareness

Join Fire-Dex and Fire Safety Services (FSS) for our Continuing Education Series seminar on December 1, 2016 in the Greater Columbus area. We have an eye-opening education program that is a must attend for anyone concerned with the prevalent issues facing today’s fire service: Cancer awareness and support, PPE use, and evaluating unique rescue scenarios.


Thursday, December 1, 2016
8:45 AM to 2:00 PM EST
Lunch will be provided.

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Ohio Fire Academy
8895 E. Main St.
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

Jenny McPherson, Fire-Dex
330-723-0000 x353


Bob Keys, FDNY:
Chief Bob Keys is a decorated Battalion Chief who recently completed a 31 year career within the Fire Department – City of New York, FDNY. He is considered an industry expert on the incorporation of new technology into the Fire Service, improving communication and personnel safety. Chief Keys played a key role in the rebuilding of the FDNY following the aftermath of 9/11. He has been awarded numerous medals for heroic/life-saving acts of bravery including the FF Thomas Elsasser Medal in 1993 and the FDNY 9/11 World Trade Center Rescuer Medal in 2001.
Dan DiRenzo, Safety & Survival:
Dan DiRenzo is a Captain with the Cherry Hill (NJ) Fire Department assigned to Squrt 51. He has previously served as a Lieutenant at Squad Company 13, the Field Command Office and with the Hazardous Materials Unit. DiRenzo is a Captain/Department Training Officer with the Bellmawr (NJ) Fire Department and a Rescue Specialist with New Jersey USAR Task Force 1. DiRenzo is the Managing Member and Instructor of Safety & Survival Training, LLC and has been featured in Fire Engineering’s Training Minutes, Tactical Building Blocks series and has written articles for Pennwell’s Fire Engineering and Fire Apparatus magazines.

Cindy Ell, International Firefighter Cancer Foundation:
Cindy Ell is a retired Firefighter/Critical Care Paramedic originally from the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, with a background in emergency communications and investigations. After a cancer cluster occurred among the firefighters she served with in Maryland, Cindy began researching and tracking firefighter cancer and carcinogens. As a result of her findings, the International Firefighter Cancer Foundation (IFCF) was launched in 2004.

Recognized for her ability to break down barriers associated with Firefighter Cancer, Cindy is a much sought after keynote speaker, and has participated in many national forums, summits and conferences creating awareness and advocacy for the First Responder community.


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